News Releases

Hawaii Featured in December Issue of United Airlines’ Hemispheres Magazine, DossierPosted on December 5, 2016 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Hawaii is the focus of a multi-page special section in the December issue of Hemispheres, the in-flight magazine of United Airlines. Dossier, Hemispheres’ Economic Development series, features Hawaii with in an in-depth overview
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HTDC Hosts Seminar on Manufacturing Assistance GrantPosted on December 2, 2016 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corporation -- HTDC will host a seminar on state grant funding available to qualified Hawaii manufacturing companies to help with product development or expansion through the Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP) grant.
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Creative Lab Hawaii – Producers Immersive Fellow, Vilsoni Hereniko, and His Motion-Picture, “Until the Dolphin Flies,” Lands Major Coproduction DealPosted on December 1, 2016 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
Award-winning Hawaii filmmaker Vilsoni (“Vili”) Hereniko is teaming up with Australian producer Trish Lake (“Early Winter”), and New Zealand producer Catherine Fitzgerald (“The Orator”) to coproduce “Until the Dolphin Flies.” Production of the motion picture will begin in early 2018.
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Creative Lab Hawaii Program Accelerates Growth for Creative Entrepreneurs at AFMPosted on November 22, 2016 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) applauds the eight fellows of its Creative Lab Hawaii Program (CLH Program), who participated in this year’s American Film Market (AFM), which was held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel from Nov. 2 – 9, 2016.
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PISCES Partners with UH Hilo and NASA for Simulated Human Mars Mission on Hawaii IslandPosted on November 17, 2016 in NewsPacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems -- PISCES is partnering with the University of Hawaii at Hilo and NASA this month in a ground breaking research project to prepare for an eventual manned mission to Mars.
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Hawaii’s Economy Moves Forward with Moderate GrowthPosted on November 16, 2016 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its fourth quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report, where the data shows that stable growth remains for Hawaii’s economy.
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Advisory Board Will Provide Guidance for VERGE Hawaii 2017Posted on October 25, 2016 in NewsVERGE - Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit
Hawaii State Energy Office -- GreenBiz Group and the Hawaii State Energy Office have announced the formation of an advisory board for the VERGE Hawaii 2017: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, returning to Honolulu June 20-22.
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SBRRB Announces the Regulatory Review CardPosted on October 12, 2016 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Small Business Regulatory Review Board -- DBEDT's Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB) announces the newly created “Regulatory Review Card.”
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HTDC Hosts Seminars Across Islands on Available Business GrantsPosted on October 10, 2016 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corp. -- HTDC will host a series of seminars on state grant funding available to small businesses and manufacturing companies to help them with product development or expansion.
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State Receives $700,000 Grant from U.S. Small Business Administration to Increase Local Business ExportsPosted on October 6, 2016 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
DBEDT has received a $700,000 grant from the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to increase the number of local small businesses that want to export as well as the value of exports for those small businesses that currently export.
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